Do hidden ESG risks lurk in your portfolios?

Investing through an ESG lens

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Dan Lefkovitz of Morningstar
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Dan Lefkovitz of Morningstar

For some, sustainable investing is all about looking at markets through an ethical, or values-based lens.

For others, more pragmatic concerns are at play: reputational risk, client demand, or regulatory compliance. For others still, environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues matter because they affect investment outcomes. After all, oil spills, labour disputes, accounting scandals, data breaches, and discrimination lawsuits can impact financial results. Look no further than Boohoo, Wirecard, Johnson & Johnson, BP, Toshiba, and Equifax for cautionary tales.  Move any mountain: The path to ESG summit is clear and Asian companies are at the heart of it all We recently examin...

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